Kamarhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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Kamarhati
Vidhan Sabha constituency
Kamarhati is located in West Bengal
Kamarhati
Kamarhati
Location in West Bengal
Coordinates: 22°40′0″N 88°22′0″E / 22.66667°N 88.36667°E / 22.66667; 88.36667Coordinates: 22°40′0″N 88°22′0″E / 22.66667°N 88.36667°E / 22.66667; 88.36667
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Constituency No. 112
Type Open
Lok Sabha constituency Dum Dum
Electorate (year) 160,967 (2011)

Kamarhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is an assembly constituency in North 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Overview[edit]

As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 112 Kamarhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Ward Nos. 1 to 16 and 21 to 35 of Kamarhati municipality.[1]

Kamarhati (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is part of No. 16 Dum Dum (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

Election
Year
Constituency Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
1967 Kamarhati Radhika Ranjan Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[2]
1969 Radhika Ranjan Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[3]
1971 Radhika Ranjan Banerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[4]
1972 Pradip Kumar Palit Indian National Congress[5]
1977 Radhika Ranjan Bannerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[6]
1982 Radhika Ranjan Bannerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[7]
1987 Radhika Ranjan Bannerjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[8]
1991 Santi Ghatak Communist Party of India (Marxist)[9]
1996 Santi Ghatak Communist Party of India (Marxist)[10]
2001 Manas Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[11]
2006 Manas Mukherjee Communist Party of India (Marxist)[12]
2011 Madan Mitra All India Trinamool Congress[13]

Election results[edit]

2011[edit]

In the 2011 election, Madan Mitra of Trinamool Congress defeated his nearest rival Manas Mukherjee of CPI(M).

West Bengal assembly elections, 2011: Kamarhati constituency[13][14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
AITMC Madan Mitra 74,112 57.96 +17.25#
CPI(M) Manas Mukherjee 49,758 38.91 -17.49
BJP Shikha Sarkar 1,699
Independent Sushanta Dey 1,079
CPI(ML) Liberation Nabendu Dasgupta 739
PDS Tarak Bhadra 479
Turnout 127,866 79.44
AITMC gain from CPI(M) Swing 34.74#

.# Swing calculated on Congress+Trinamool Congress vote percentages taken together in 2006.

e • d West Bengal Legislative Assembly elections, 2011
Uttar 24 Parganas district summary
Party Seats won Seat change
Trinamool Congress 28 Increase23
Congress 1 Increase1
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 3 Decrease16
Forward Bloc 0 Decrease3
Revolutionary Socialist Party 0 Decrease1
Communist Party of India 1 Increase1

Note: New constituencies – 7, constituencies abolished – 2 (See template talk page for details)


1977-2006[edit]

In the 2006 and 2001 state assembly elections Manas Mukherjee of CPI(M), won from the Kamarhati assembly seat defeating his nearest rivals Subhrangshu Bhattacharya of Trinamool Congress in 2006[12] and Chittaranjan Bag of Trinamool Congress in 2001.[11]Contests in most years were multi cornered but only winners and runners are being mentioned. Santi Ghatak of CPI(M) had won it in 1996[10]and in 1991[9]defeating his nearest rivals Sambhunath Dutta of Congress in 1996 and Salil Biswas of Congress in 1991. Radhika Ranjan Bannerjee of CPI(M) had won this seat in 1987, 1982, and in 1977defeating Ajoy Ghosal of Congress in 1987,[8]Purnendu Bimal Dutta of Congress in 1982[7]and Jayanta Chandra Sen of Congress in 1977.[6][15]

1967-1972[edit]

Pradip Kumar Palit of Congress won in 1972.[5]Radhika Ranjan Banerjee of CPI(M) won in 1971,[4]1969[3]and in 1967.[2]Prior to that the Kamarhati seat did not exist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delimitation Commission Order No. 18 dated 15 February 2006" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  14. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Kamarhati. Empowering India. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  15. ^ "136 - Kamarhati Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 15 October 2010.